Posts Tagged ‘ Russell Martin ’

Blue Jays 2017 : last year was close but once again denied .. how much longer will the window stay open?

Apr 10th, 2017 | By Rob Sparrow | Category: Sporting Life

Baseball is back in the great white north, signaling spring revival, while also commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Blue Jays’ inaugural game (April 7, 1977) at snowy Exhibition Stadium on the north shore of Lake Ontario. While it was an entertaining 2016 down at the ballpark known previously as the Skydome, last year once [...]



Blue Jays 2015 .. long winter into drought that may be ending very soon!

Apr 11th, 2015 | By Rob Sparrow | Category: Sporting Life

As the Blue Jays head north after one of the longest winters in recent memory, they come loaded with baggage and a lot of questions.  Baggage in the sense that they now carry the longest playoff drought (21 yrs.) of any of the 124 teams in the four North American major sports.  Compounded by questions [...]